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Old 06-28-2012, 08:52 PM   #1
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Convertible Boot snaps

Does anyone know where I can get replacement snaps for the convertible boot. I was driving down the road yesterday maybe going 45 mph and the boot came flying off. Luckily no one behind me ran over it. It looks like one of the snaps is not holding very well. From what I can see is they are screwed onto the molding with an allen screw. Has anyone else had this problem? And is there some place where you can replacements?
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Man the stock boot just sucks. I hate mine and it's been collecting dust forever. Tonneau cover is the only way to make it look good. Either classic concepts or one of the other companies is the way to go because the don't really utilize the snap things as they have another method of holding down the cover. Sry not that great of help but they just suck.
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Man the stock boot just sucks. I hate mine and it's been collecting dust forever. Tonneau cover is the only way to make it look good. Either classic concepts or one of the other companies is the way to go because the don't really utilize the snap things as they have another method of holding down the cover. Sry not that great of help but they just suck.
Where can you buy this type of boot you are talking about?
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Re: Convertible Boot snaps

Well I fixed the boot snaps issue. It turns out you can't get replacements from Ford without buying the whole side panel. So I went to the local crafts/fabric store and purchased some heavy duty #24 1.6 cm snaps and they worked!!! I had to use an Allen wrench and get underneath the trim panel to get a wrench on the nut. Put the new recievers for the snaps on and they work like a charge. Not bad for a couple of bucks!! Hope this helps others out there!!
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Re: Convertible Boot snaps

How do you get yours to line up right? Mine always seems like one side just won't connect due to it being too short. I've always had this issues since I drove it off the lot. Any help appreciated.
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I had no problem lining them up. Just have to make sure the back part of the boot slips under the trim. The upper part should be able to slide a little in the boot.
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